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Court makes suspect name public in Perrelle death case

The name of the driver responsible for a deadly crash on Valentine's Day is now public and a plea agreement is filed.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 6:33 PM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 6:33 PM

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com. there's new information tonight on the case for a minor charged in a deadly crash. news 10 has learned the suspect in this case is bryce switzer-couthen. authorities say switzer-couthen drove the car that killed terre haute south student jenna perrelle. he was 16-years-old at the time. the judge ordered public access to this case. that's why we're able to release his name. switzer-couthen faces charges of reckless homicide...criminal recklessness...and reckless driving. today the prosecutor's office filed for a plea agreement. we're still working to learn the specifics of that agreement. a hearing is set for thursday.
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